Tuesday, March 02, 2010

SITA application for permit for Severnside waste incineration

Extract below from the Environment Agency website. 12 March is the deadline for receipt of comments on the permit application - so if you want to express your views get them in soon!

SITA UK Limited
Severnside Energy Recovery Centre, Land to the north of Seabank Power Station, Severn Road, Severnside, Bristol, Avon BS10 7SD

Advertisement of an application for an environmental permit under the Environmental Permitting (England and Wales) Regulations 2007

Name of applicant: SITA UK Limited

Application number: EAEPRZP3937KLA001

Type of regulated facility: Disposal of waste by Incineration

Address of regulated facility: Severnside Energy Recovery Centre, Land to the north of Seabank Power Station, Severn Road (A403), Severnside, Bristol, Avon, BS10 7SD

The Environment Agency has received an application for an Environmental Permit under the Regulations from Sita UK Limited

The application contains a description of: the installation; the process, materials, and energy it will use and generate; the condition of its site; the source, nature and quantity of its foreseeable emissions and their potential impact on the environment; the proposed techniques for preventing, reducing, and monitoring its emissions and preventing and recovering waste.

This information is held in registers at the following locations:

South Gloucestershire Council,Council Offices, Castle Street, Thornbury,Bristol, BS35 1HF

Bristol City Council, The Council House, College Green, Bristol, BS1 5TR

Environment Agency, Rivers House, East Quay, Bridgwater, TA6 4YS

You can inspect these registers free of charge during normal office hours (9am-5pm, Monday to Friday). You may obtain a copy of documents on the register. A charge may be made to cover the costs of copying.

The Environment Agency must decide whether to grant or refuse the application. If it grants the application, it must decide what conditions should be included in the permit.

Your chance to comment

Any comments should be made in writing by 12 March 2010 to
The Environment Agency, Permitting Support Centre, Environment Permit Team, Quadrant 2, 99 Parkway Avenue, Sheffield S9 4WF.

This guidance explains what factors are relevant to our determination.

Please note that any comments we receive must normally be placed on the public register. If you do not want your representation to appear on the public register, you should make a request to this effect.